Here’s our snapshot guide to just six of the many great events being held in the Portsmouth area this week.
Kings Theatre, Southsea 7pm
RSC Live: Hamlet
The Kings Theatre is showing a one off live screening of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s Hamlet. For those of you who are familiar with the Bard’s work, you know that this is not one to be missed. For those not, enjoy the raw and emotional performance of one of Shakespeare’s best known tragedies.
Tickets are priced between £11.50 - £13.50
For further information, visit kingsportsmouth.co.uk or call 023 9282 8282
Spring Arts & Heritage Centre, Havant 8pm
George Egg: Anarchist Cook
This particular event is for those who love both food and comedy. Internationally acclaimed comedian George Egg (pictured) has taken it into his own hands to improve hotel and takeaway after touring around the UK. A combination of impressive multi-tasking and brilliant humour, this is definitely one to see.
Tickets are £12.50, £11.25 concessions.
For further information, visit thespring.co.uk or call 023 9247 2700
Ashcroft Arts Centre, Fareham 7.30pm
Jacqui Dankworth: Shakespeare and all that jazz
Daughter of jazz legend Sir John Dankworth, Jacqui is marking the 400th anniversary of Shakespeares death and remembering her fathers work by performing pieces from his album ‘Shakespeare and All That Jazz.’ Including all of Dankworth’s best known songs, this is an event which will go down in history.
Tickets are priced at £20, £19 concessions.
For more information, call 01329 223100
Theatre Royal Winchester, 8pm
Winchester Comedy Festival presents A Comedy Gala
What better way to spend a Friday night than laughing your head off at a variety of different professional comedians? The four are described as “A smorgasbord of delights”, “one of the most talented comedians on the circuit” and “happy comedy at its very best”.
Tickets are priced at £18.
For more informatiom, call 01962 840 440 or visit theatreroyalwinchester.co.uk
Emirates Spinnaker Tower, 8pm
Pre-Pride Sassy Party Night
This night is guaranteed to be one to remember, with stunning views over the harbour as you enjoy award winning DJ as she returns to the Tower for the pre-Portsmouth Pride Party. This night is guaranteed to be one to remember, with stunning views over the harbour as you enjoy her renowned music and catered food.
Tickets are £10.
For more information, visit spinnakertower.co.uk or call 023 9285 7520
Explosion Museum of Naval Firepower, Gosport 10am - 5pm
Prepare yourself (and the kids) for a weekend of explosions and pyrotechnics at the ‘Explosive Weekend’ which runs on Saturday and Sunday. With historic boat and tank displays, science shows and workshops,including the Giant Bubble Zone and Rocket Launch Zone, your day will be packed full of fun and information about Portsmouth’s great naval and scientific history.
Free admission to Explosion’s award winning galleries
Tickets are priced at £8 to £12.
For further information, call 023 9283 9766 or visit historicdockyard.co.uk